Awards Program

2023 Alliance Award Recipients

The Alliance is excited to announce the 2023 awards recipients. This year’s recipients represent an outstanding group of academic internal medicine professionals who have been recognized for their exceptional leadership, dedicated service, and astounding achievements. Recipients will be honored during Academic Internal Medicine Week 2023, to be held April 2-5, in Austin, TX. Join us in congratulating these individuals for their contributions to academic internal medicine.

Past Awards Recipients

Erica Johnson

AAIM Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Award

Erica Johnson, MD, FACP, FIDSA

Program Director; Associate Vice Chair for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Education
Johns Hopkins University/Bayview Medical Center

Mone Zaidi

AAIM Special Recognition Award

Mone Zaidi, MD, PhD, MACP, MBA, FRCP

Professor of Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Masada Habhab

AIM Distinguished Service Award

Masada Habhab

Chief Administrative Officer
University of Michigan Medical School

Allen Friedland

APDIM Dema C. Daley Founders Award

Allen Friedland, MD, MACP, FAAP

Medicine-Pediatrics Residency Program Director
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University/ChristianaCare

Amar Chadaga

APDIM Distinguished Community Associate Program Director/Core Faculty Award

Amar Chadaga, MD, FACP

Associate Program Director
University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago/Advocate Christ Medical Center

Amber Deptola

APDIM Distinguished University Associate Program Director/Core Faculty Award

Amber Deptola, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine; Associate Program Director
Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine

Sapna Kuehl

APDIM Distinguished Community Medical Educator Award

Sapna Kuehl, MD, FACP

Program Director
Ascension St. Agnes Hospital

Joel Katz

APDIM Distinguished Medical Educator Award

Joel Katz, MD

Program Director Emeritus
Harvard Medical School Brigham and Women's Hospital

Elizabeth L. Thompson

APDIM Program Administrator Excellence Award

Elizabeth L. Thompson

Program Coordinator
Henry Ford Hospital/Wayne State University

Nicole Nguyen

APDIM Program Administrator Rising Star Award

Nicole Nguyen

Program Manager
Boston University School of Medicine

Victoria J. Fraser

APM Robert H. Williams, MD, Distinguished Chair of Medicine Award

Victoria J. Fraser, MD

Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine

Rene Claxton

ASP Eric G. Neilson, MD, Leadership in Specialty Internal Medicine Award

Rene Claxton, MD, MS

Assistant Medical Director
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Bruce L. Henschen

CDIM Charles H. Griffith, III, MD, Educational Research and Scholarship Award

Bruce L. Henschen, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

LeeAnn Cox

CDIM Early Career Medical Student Educator Award

LeeAnn Cox, MD

Clerkship Director
Indiana University School of Medicine

Mary Ann Snell

CDIM Linda J. Marts Administrator Service Award

Mary Ann Snell, ACUME

Student Coordinator
Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine

Amy R. Weinstein

CDIM Louis N. Pangaro, MD, Educational Program Development Award

Amy R. Weinstein, MD, MPH

Clerkship Director
Harvard Medical School Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Robert L. Trowbridge

CDIM Ruth-Marie E. Fincher, MD, Service Award

Robert L. Trowbridge, MD

Clinician Educator
Maine Medical Center

Laura J. Zakowski

CDIM Ruth-Marie E. Fincher, MD, Service Award

Laura J. Zakowski, MD, FACP

Clerkship Director
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Leonard S. Feldman

MPPDA Alex Djuricich, MD, Award

Leonard S. Feldman, MD, FACP, FAAP, SFHM

Medicine-Pediatrics Program Director
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Benjamin Kinnear

MPPDA Brendan P. Kelly, MD, Award

Benjamin Kinnear, MD

Assistant Program Director
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

Alice A. Kuo

MPPDA Leadership in Med-Peds Award

Alice A. Kuo, MD, PhD, MBA

Medicine-Pediatrics Professor and Chief
David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles

Susan Giangrasso

MPPDA Program Administrator Service Award

Susan Giangrasso

Program Administrator
Raymond and Ruth Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Vivek Ashok

MPPDA Walter W. Tunnessen, Jr., MD, Award

Vivek Ashok, MD

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine